Air Pollution in Eagle, Alaska
There are possible elevated levels of air pollutants, including sulfur dioxide, in Eagle, AK that may be due to shale rock oil fires in the vicinity. The town is also impacted by smoke from wildfires, depending on wind direction. See link for more info. More »
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The Tatonduk slump and fire (also known as the Windfall Mountain Fire) was discovered in October, 2012, near Eagle, Alaska. An explosion was heard in Eagle, AK on September 27, 2012 and on Oct. 10 a fire was spotted about 2 miles up the Tatonduk River,.
Did You Know?
The Yukon River freezes to an average depth of 52" in interior Alaska. Freeze-up generally occurs in mid-November and break-up is usually in mid-May.